> California Healthy Families (SCHIP)
Healthy Families is low cost insurance for California children and teens. It provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance and do not qualify for free Medi-Cal.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of California, under 19 years of age or be a primary care giver with a children under the age of 19 or be pregnant, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), a US national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, and you must have an annual household income before taxes of less than $36,425 if two people live in the household; $45,775 if three people live in the household; $55,125 if four people live in the household; $64,475 if five people live in the household; $73,825 if six people live in the household; $83,175 if seven people live in the household; $92,525 if eight people live in the household; and $101,875 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $9,350 for each additional person in the home. Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.
For an application and instructions, please visit:
You can ask questions about Healthy Families, have the application form sent to you or apply by phone. You can call Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or on Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The call is free: 1-800-880-5305
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